Seat 1; Term Expires in April 2019
Previous Terms (5): 1999-2001, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010-2013, 2013-2016
Mayor Coerper has been a resident and homeowner in Alachua since 1974. He serves as the Vice Chair of the Florida League of Cities Nominating Committee. He is an active member in the Alachua Chamber of Commerce. He was named the 2013 Volunteer of the Year by the Alachua Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council (1999-2002, 2005-2008). He served as Chairman of the 2002 I-75 Landscaping Enhancement Project and was a member of the U.S. 441 Highway Beautification Committee.
Coerper is a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and Keep Alachua County Beautiful. He served as Santa Fe High School boys soccer Booster President 1992-1998. He served on the Alachua County Planning & Visioning Committee for five years. He is also an active member in the Alachua Lions Club. He received the Lions Club International Melvin Jones Fellowship recognition in 2013. He is an active member in the “Success by 6” campaign of Alachua Elementary School. He received the award for Outstanding Service to Our Community by St. Luke AME Church of Alachua. He also received the 2015 Impact Award for Leadership. He is a member of the Alachua Historical Society and is a U.S. Navy veteran.